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Dr. Malcolm Commer Dr. Amy Ordakowski Ms. Erin Petersen

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  1. Dr. Malcolm Commer Dr. Amy Ordakowski Ms. Erin Petersen

  2. University of Maryland

  3. Cooperative Effort

  4. Equine Faculty • Malcolm Commer, PhD • Equine Business Management • Equine Extension Economist • Erin Petersen, M.S. • Equine Business ManagementProgram Coordinator • Adult Horse Extension • Amy Ordakowski, PhD • ANSC Equine Classes • Youth Horse Extension: • Maryland 4-H Horse Program

  5. Overview • TEACHING: • B.S. in Animal Science (ANSC) • Equine Business Management Certification Program (IAA) • Facilities and Horses • Extracurricular Activities • EXTENSION: • Adult Extension programs • Youth Extension programs

  6. Equine Emphasis in the ANSC Major

  7. ANSC Undergraduate Program • ANSC Major with Equine Emphasis: • Science/Professional (Pre-Vet) • Industry/Management • Equine Courses

  8. ANSC Equine Courses • Horse Management • Horse Industry, Careers, Pasture Management, Business Management, Equine Law, Facilities Management, and Health Management • Equine Science • Anatomy, Physiology, Exercise Physiology, Nutrition, Reproduction, Genetics, Health and Disease • Equine Exercise Physiology • Seven equine courses offered in the IAA

  9. Ridden and shown in in-house shows by UM Equestrian Club Used in hands-on laboratories UM Horses

  10. Extracurricular Activities • UM Equestrian Club • UM Equestrian Team • Veterinary Science Club • Animal Husbandry • Internships

  11. Equine Business Management Certification

  12. IAA Equine Courses • Equine Business Management • Business structure, financial management, legal issues, marketing • Equine Behavior • Normal and abnormal behavior, learning, training and conditioning • Equine Health Management • Disease identification, medications, routine care, minor injury care • Equine Nutrition • Fundamentals of equine nutrition and feeding

  13. IAA Equine Courses • Pasture Management/Hay Production • Species selection, nutrient management, hay-makingtechniques, grazing management • Equine Reproduction Management • Anatomy and physiology of genital tracts, survey of reproductive techniques, infertility, mare, foal, and stallion management • Equine Industry Applications • English and Western riding disciplines, racing and betting, as well as visits to Maryland equestrian facilities

  14. Campus Equine Facilities

  15. Equine Facilities

  16. Equine Facilities

  17. Equine Facilities

  18. Recent Renovations Before After

  19. Recent Renovations Standing Stalls  Box Stalls

  20. Future Renovations Outdoor Ring Run-In Shed

  21. Equine Adult Extension and Outreach

  22. Adult Extension • Provide equine information to the public • Legislative and legal issues • Marketing • Develop educational resources • Give support to horse industry organizations • UM Seminar Series at Horse World Expo www.horseworldexpo.com

  23. Equine Youth Extension and Outreach

  24. Youth Extension • Provide statewide educational leadership in the area of equine science and management • Provide educational leadership to the Maryland 4-H Horse Program including: • Educational Resources, Rules and Regulations, State Horse Contests, Fundraising, 4-H Horse Advisory Committee • Construct and maintain the Maryland 4-H Horse Program Web Site

  25. MD 4-H Horse ProgramActivities • Horse Project Books • Performance Levels • State Contests: • Public Speaking, Judging, Bowl, Hippology, Jamboree, State Fair, Dressage Show • National Contests • Annual Maryland Horseman’s Party Young rider at Wicomico Horse Show

  26. Contact Us www.equinestudies.umd.edu • Malcolm Commer (IAA) • Ph: 410-531-0534; mc86@umail.umd.edu • Erin Petersen (IAA) • Ph: 301-405-4690; ep88@umail.umd.edu • Amy Ordakowski (ANSC) • Ph: 301-405-8337; ao38@umail.umd.edu